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Keeton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Ketton in Durham or one in Rutland or from Keaton in Ermington, Devon. The first is named from the Old English personal name Catta or the Old Norse personal name Káti + Old English tun ‘settlement’; the second is probably from an old river name or tribal name Cetan (possibly a derivative of Celtic ced ‘wood’) + Old English ea ‘river’; and the last possibly from Cornish kee ‘hedge’, ‘bank’ + Old English tun.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Keeton Family Origin

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Keeton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keeton. A less common occupation for the Keeton family was Keeping House. The most common Keeton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Keeton's were Farmers.

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Keeton Life Expectancy

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